JKS Swaybar Links

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Hey there forum members what do you think of the JKS brand of Swaybar Links.
When I purchased my 2019 JLU that was what was installed and I’m wondering if there are other brands that may be of better quality.
I’ve noticed that when I grease them the old grease does push out from the bushings but definitely not evenly all the way around. If this is normal let me know since I don’t really think it is.
Thanks to all those of you who have replied with ur opinions.

 

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Never owned a set, but I have heard nothing but good things about JKS.

Not sure the way the grease is pushing out is an issue, but I’m sure someone will chime in if it is.

If it helps give you peace of mind, JKS is a division of Fox Factory Inc.
 

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I have them and they work well. My only complaint is that you need to remove a passenger side bracket to mount them. When I move to a Rock Krawler suspension in the future, I will need to weld the cut off bracket back into place. Easy enough, just more work. Mine are relatively new so I haven't experienced any greasing issues.

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JKS links are soilid. These have poly bushings. Depending how the bushing is carrying the load of your rig........grease is going to take the path of least resistance. If you disconnect the swaybar, then add grease.....grease will usually push out all around bushing.
 
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JKS links are soilid. These have poly bushings. Depending how the bushing is carrying the load of your rig........grease is going to take the path of least resistance. If you disconnect the swaybar, then add grease.....grease will usually push out all around bushing.
Yah so obvious….disconnect it then grease it makes sense. Thanks so much for the advice
 


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I have them and they work well. My only complaint is that you need to remove a passenger side bracket to mount them. When I move to a Rock Krawler suspension in the future, I will need to weld the cut off bracket back into place. Easy enough, just more work. Mine are relatively new so I haven't experienced any greasing issues.

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Curious why you need to weld it back on. The flange that remains seems stronger than the single driver side tab since the inner mount point on the passenger side since it is boxed with the track bar mount.

or was there another reason other than tab strength that requires adding that second tab back on? (Or am i just completely off in my thinking about the strength of the boxed tab)

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OP -been running JKS on both of my JL,s for 3 years and love them. As mentioned, i like to disconnect them when lubing them.
 

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Unless I read and old install manual, the tab is part of the stack in Rock Krawler's end link fastening system. As a spacer, I could leave it alone, but since it's an easy job, I'll just burn it back into place. I anticipated this, so I cut it off with silly thin Dremel cut off disks. Want to know how long that took? Added strength in that area is always welcome.

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*edited for clarity.

 

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